senate Bill S6411B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Enables veterans to receive benefit information upon applying for or renewing a driver's license

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Jun 18, 2012 amended on third reading 6411b
Jun 11, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jun 06, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jun 05, 2012 1st report cal.1104
Feb 23, 2012 print number 6411a
amend and recommit to transportation
Feb 06, 2012 referred to transportation

Bill Amendments

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B (Active)
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B (Active)

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S6411 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10750
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§502, 490 & 508, V & T L; amd §353, Exec L

S6411 - Summary

Enables veterans to receive benefit information upon applying for or renewing a driver's license.

S6411 - Sponsor Memo

S6411 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6411

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. RIVERA, DIAZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law and the  executive  law,  in
  relation  to  enabling  veterans  to  receive benefit information upon
  applying for or renewing a driver's license

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of section 502 of the vehicle and traffic
law, as amended by section 2 of part CC of chapter 58  of  the  laws  of
2011, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  Application  for license. Application for a driver's license shall
be made to the commissioner. The fee prescribed by law may be  submitted
with such application. The applicant shall furnish such proof of identi-
ty, age, and fitness as may be required by the commissioner. The commis-
sioner may also provide that the application procedure shall include the
taking  of  a  photo image or images of the applicant in accordance with
rules and regulations prescribed by the commissioner. In  addition,  the
commissioner  also  shall  require that the applicant provide his or her
social security number and provide space on the application so that  the
applicant  may  register  in  the  New York state organ and tissue donor
registry under section forty-three hundred ten of the public health law.
IN ADDITION, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ENSURE THAT SPACE IS PROVIDED ON THE
APPLICATION TO ENABLE ANY APPLICANT WHO IS A VETERAN OF THE MILITARY  OR
NAVAL  SERVICE  OF  THE UNITED STATES TO REGISTER TO RECEIVE INFORMATION
FROM THE DIVISION OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS BY EMAIL OR  TELEPHONE  REGARDING
BENEFITS  TO WHICH SUCH APPLICANT MAY BE ENTITLED AND THAT THE FOLLOWING
IS STATED ON THE APPLICATION: "BY CHECKING THIS BOX,  YOU  CERTIFY  THAT
YOU  ARE A VETERAN OF THE MILITARY OR NAVAL SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES
AND YOU GIVE PERMISSION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF  MOTOR  VEHICLES  TO  SHARE
YOUR NAME AND CONTACT INFORMATION WITH THE DIVISION OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS
TO  ENABLE THE DIVISION OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS TO CONTACT YOU VIA EMAIL OR
TELEPHONE REGARDING BENEFITS TO WHICH YOU MAY BE ENTITLED". In addition,
an applicant for a  commercial  driver's  license  who  will  operate  a
commercial  motor vehicle in interstate commerce shall certify that such

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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S6411A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10750
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§502, 490 & 508, V & T L; amd §353, Exec L

S6411A - Summary

Enables veterans to receive benefit information upon applying for or renewing a driver's license.

S6411A - Sponsor Memo

S6411A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6411--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. RIVERA, DIAZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Transportation  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law and the  executive  law,  in
  relation  to  enabling  veterans  to  receive benefit information upon
  applying for or renewing a driver's license

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of section 502 of the vehicle and traffic
law, as amended by section 2 of part CC of chapter 58  of  the  laws  of
2011, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  Application  for license. Application for a driver's license shall
be made to the commissioner. The fee prescribed by law may be  submitted
with such application. The applicant shall furnish such proof of identi-
ty, age, and fitness as may be required by the commissioner. The commis-
sioner may also provide that the application procedure shall include the
taking  of  a  photo image or images of the applicant in accordance with
rules and regulations prescribed by the commissioner. In  addition,  the
commissioner  also  shall  require that the applicant provide his or her
social security number and provide space on the application so that  the
applicant  may  register  in  the  New York state organ and tissue donor
registry under section forty-three hundred ten of the public health law.
IN ADDITION, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ENSURE THAT SPACE IS PROVIDED ON THE
APPLICATION TO ENABLE ANY APPLICANT WHO HAS SERVED IN THE  ARMED  FORCES
OF  THE  UNITED  STATES FOR ANY DURATION OF TIME, TO REGISTER TO RECEIVE
INFORMATION FROM THE DIVISION OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS BY EMAIL OR TELEPHONE
REGARDING BENEFITS TO WHICH SUCH APPLICANT MAY BE ENTITLED AND THAT  THE
FOLLOWING  IS  STATED  ON  THE  APPLICATION:  "BY CHECKING THIS BOX, YOU
CERTIFY THAT YOU SERVED IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES AND YOU
GIVE PERMISSION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO SHARE  YOUR  NAME
AND CONTACT INFORMATION WITH THE DIVISION OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS TO ENABLE
THE DIVISION OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS TO CONTACT YOU VIA EMAIL, TELEPHONE OR
MAIL  REGARDING  BENEFITS TO WHICH YOU MAY BE ENTITLED". In addition, an

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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S6411B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10750
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§502, 490 & 508, V & T L; amd §353, Exec L

S6411B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enables veterans to receive benefit information upon applying for or renewing a driver's license.

S6411B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6411B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6411--B
    Cal. No. 1104

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  RIVERA,  DIAZ, DILAN, GIANARIS, HASSELL-THOMPSON,
  KENNEDY, LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to
  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Transportation   --   committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered
  to first and second report, ordered to a third  reading,  amended  and
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend the vehicle and traffic law and the executive law, in
  relation to enabling veterans  to  receive  benefit  information  upon
  applying for or renewing a driver's license

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 502 of  the  vehicle  and  traffic
law,  as  amended  by  section  1 of part D of chapter 58 of the laws of
2012, is amended to read as follows:
  1. Application for license.  Application for a driver's license  shall
be made to the commissioner.  The fee prescribed by law may be submitted
with such application. The applicant shall furnish such proof of identi-
ty, age, and fitness as may be required by the commissioner. The commis-
sioner may also provide that the application procedure shall include the
taking  of  a  photo image or images of the applicant in accordance with
rules and regulations prescribed by the commissioner. In  addition,  the
commissioner  also  shall  require that the applicant provide his or her
social security number and provide space on the application so that  the
applicant  may  register  in  the  New York state organ and tissue donor
registry under section forty-three hundred ten of the public health law.
IN ADDITION, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ENSURE THAT SPACE IS PROVIDED ON THE
APPLICATION TO ENABLE ANY APPLICANT WHO HAS SERVED IN THE  ARMED  FORCES
OF  THE  UNITED  STATES FOR ANY DURATION OF TIME, TO REGISTER TO RECEIVE
INFORMATION FROM THE DIVISION OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS BY EMAIL OR TELEPHONE
REGARDING BENEFITS TO WHICH SUCH APPLICANT MAY BE ENTITLED AND THAT  THE
FOLLOWING  IS  STATED  ON  THE  APPLICATION:  "BY CHECKING THIS BOX, YOU
CERTIFY THAT YOU SERVED IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES AND YOU
GIVE PERMISSION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO SHARE  YOUR  NAME

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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